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Sam Khan Jr., ESPN Staff Writer 80d

How the Houston Cougars -- and other Texas programs -- are helping Hurricane Harvey victims

College Football, Houston Cougars

HOUSTON -- After Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston with catastrophic flooding and record rainfall, college football programs around the state have stepped up to lend a hand to the Bayou City.

This week, six college football programs -- Baylor, North Texas, SMU, Texas, Texas Tech and Texas State -- put rivalries aside in order to assist the University of Houston by loaning the Cougars their equipment trucks for a donation drive in Austin, Texas, on Thursday.

On Friday, the Cougars returned with seven trucks (including their own) full of items for victims of Harvey's destruction. They arrived at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in north Houston with food, water, clothes, diapers and thousands of other essentials. Below is a look at the events of the day:

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